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Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:47

Green Energy Park offering art classes

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Public art classes in both glassblowing and metalworking are being offered at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro…
The Small Business Center of Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar entitled “Marketing for the Craftsperson & Artist,”…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:45

Sylva pavilion site of next contra dance

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The Second Sunday Contra Dance will take place from 2:30-5 p.m. on April 15. The dance will be held at…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:44

Jeff Foxworthy to perform in comedy benefit for Africa

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Jeff Foxworthy will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., April 14, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts…
The youth choir, Voices in the Laurel, will hold its second annual Great Car and Truck Give Away from now…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:42

Stecoah arts center to host ramp festival

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The Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center will host a festival celebrating ramps from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 28.…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:42

Stecoah arts center to host ramp festival

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The Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center will host a festival celebrating ramps from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 28.…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:41

Harrah’s to host free reality TV event

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The reality show “Auction Kings” will be at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino on April 28. Auction Kings is one of Discovery…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:40

Festival celebrates Plott hounds, trout

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Maggie Valley Festival Grounds will host a combination of the Great Smoky Mountain Trout & Heritage Festival and PlottFest this…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:39

Percussion Ensemble to perform April 17 at WCU

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The nine undergraduate percussion students who make up the Western Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present a free concert at…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:39

Macon library hosts Lady and the Old Timers April 19

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Lady and the Old Timers will perform from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., April 19, at the Macon County Library…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:38

Smoky Mountain Brass Band to perform in Waynesville

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The Smoky Mountain Brass Band, an authentic British style brass band, will perform at 6 p.m., April 22, at Hazelwood…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:37

Songwriters returns with Camp, Whitworth and Lammonds

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The next show in the Songwriters-in-the-Round series is scheduled for April 14 and will features Shawn Camp, Shannon Whitworth and Phillip…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:36

Chorus to host spring concert

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The Western Carolina Chorus will perform its spring concert at 4 p.m., April 15, in the Coulter Recital Hall at…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:35

Groovy Movie Club showing ‘The Iron Lady’

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The Groovy Movie Club will show the film “The Iron Lady” at 7 p.m. on April 13. A mostly organic…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:34

Macon library hosts student art show

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Artwork created by students at East Franklin and Cartoogechay Elementary schools is on display until April 20 in the lobby…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:32

Concert series to feature husband-wife duo

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James, a.k.a. “Doodle,” and Karin Lyle will perform at 3 p.m. on April 15 at the Canton library as part…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:31

Libraries to host anime club meetings

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Both the Franklin and Bryson City libraries will host meetings of its anime clubs this month. The Franklin library in…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:51

Cooking with ramps book published

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A cookbook, titled RAMPS: Cooking with the Best Kept Secret of the Appalachian Trail, features a collection of ramp recipes…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:51

Writer/choreographer to present new play in Cherokee

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A read-through of the new play “A Cherokee Family Reunion” will take place from 4-6 p.m. on April 13 at…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:50

Allan Wolf visits City Lights Bookstore

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Poet, author and educator, Allan Wolf will return to City Lights Bookstore at 7 p.m. on April 6 to discuss…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:50

Carden premieres ‘Mother Jones’

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Well-known Western North Carolinian Gary Carden will present the first showing of his new monologue “Mother Jones” at 6 p.m.,…
Award-winning author Scott Huler will lecture April 13 at Western Carolina University and the Jackson County Public Library in recognition…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:48

Joel Frahm to perform at WCU Jazz Festival

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Saxophonist Joel Frahm will perform at Western Carolina University’s annual Jazz Festival from April 14-15. The New York Times praised…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:45

Easter events

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All hats on deck for Easter Hat Parade The town of Dillsboro will host its 24th annual Easter Hat Parade…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:44

Ronnie Dunn to play Harrah’s

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Country legend Ronnie Dunn will perform at 9 p.m., April 27, at Harrah’s Casino and Hotel in Cherokee. Dunn is now…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:44

Saxophone quartet to perform April 16

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The award-winning Assembly Saxophone Quartet will present a free concert at 6 p.m., April 16, in the theater of A.K.…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:43

WCU series to close with film about Georgia crematorium

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The Southern Circuit film tour at Western Carolina University ends its 2011-12 season with a free screening of “Sahkanaga” at…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:41

Bridge Park concerts return

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The Concerts on the Creek summer music series returns for its fourth season in May featuring live bands each Friday…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:40

WCU to celebrate youth artwork

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Western Carolina University will celebrate the artwork of local students with the 2012 Jackson County Youth Art Month exhibit from…
Two artists were selected to paint various versions of the historic Bethel Presbyterian Church. Nick DePaolo, owner of Long Grove…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:38

Photo gallery opens in Waynesville

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The Lonebackpacker Gallery of World Photography, owned by artist Adam Malis, opened last week on Depot Street in Waynesville. The…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 20:15

Mountain BizWorks hosts free money management session

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Learn how to deal with debt in a free money-management class for women only being held from 5:30 p.m. to…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:46

All hats on deck for Easter Hat Parade

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The town of Dillsboro will host its 24th annual Easter Hat Parade on April 7. The parade, a Dillsboro tradition,…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:45

Creative Thought Center to host monthly sale

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The Creative Thought Center is hosting its monthly Colossal Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 31…
Frank Brannon Jr., proprietor of SpeakEasy Press in Dillsboro, will demonstrate “How to Make and Print Photopolymer Plates” at 6:15…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:43

Folkmoot announces countries performing in 2012 festival

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Dancers and musicians in colorful traditional costumes from New Zealand, France, Belgium, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Puerto Rico, Ukraine and…
Nearly 700 students from local elementary schools filled the seats of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:41

‘Oxymorons’ return to the HART Studio

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The HART Studio Season will conclude with a return of the popular improvisational comedy troupe The Oxymorons at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:41

Asheville hosts third annual ActionFest

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ActionFest returns to Asheville on April 12-15 to once again showcase the most exciting action films from around the globe…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its May production of the musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 6:30…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:38

Quilt Trails project to dedicate new block

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The Haywood County Arts Council’s Quilt Trails project will dedicate the “Grandmother’s Dream” quilt block at 11 a.m. on March…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:38

Headwaters Brewery collects feedback

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The newest brewery on the block is whittling down its homebrew recipes in the hopes of pinpointing its four flagship…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:37

Taste of Chocolate tickets now on sale

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Tickets for this year’s Taste of Chocolate Plus are now on sale at Fun Things Etc., Quilter’s Quarters, Blue Ridge…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:36

Artist to represent OICA, SCC at state awards

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Cherokee resident Darrin Bark will represent Southwestern Community College and the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts at the North Carolina…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:45

Libraries to offer workshop on downloading digital books

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Learn how to download free e-books or audio books onto your digital device at one of two events. The Macon…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:44

Fontana Regional Library makes changes for NC Cardinal

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Fontana Regional Library is migrating to a new automated library system on March 29 and will be closed that day.…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:43

City Lights to host book launch

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FutureCycle Press will unveil its annual anthology of poetry and flash fiction as well as a new poetry collection from…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:43

Barbara Taylor Woodall to present her memoir

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Barbara Taylor Woodall will visit City Lights Bookstore to read from her memoir It’s Not My Mountain Anymore at 2…